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  •  "I Took To Digging Coal" (2+ / 0-)
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    cany, ardyess

    that is what my great, grandfather wrote in a letter. Not long after he came to this nation from Scotland .....

    I live in a place where I am pretty sure about 4-5 folks on my block all dig coal for a living.

    As I type that my hands are shaking, cause it ain't "cool."

    When opportunity calls pick up the phone and give it directions to your house.

    by webranding on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 02:31:53 AM PST

    •  One of my great grandfathers came from Sweden (2+ / 0-)
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      webranding, ardyess

      to do the same in the 1800s and did so before owning the farm in Iowa. Then my dad was involved with nukes.

      For me, it was radioactive waste and now clean energy.

      We evolve.

      202-224-3121 to Congress in D.C. USE it! You can tell how big a person is by what it takes to discourage them. "We're not perfect, but they're nuts."--Barney Frank 01/02/2012

      by cany on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 02:42:21 AM PST

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      •  It Is Wonderful. I Live In A Place (2+ / 0-)
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        cany, ardyess

        that is so founded by German folks, in like 1827, I have to explain my last name is "Young" with a "Y" cause even to this day most folks have a last name that starts with a "J."

        When opportunity calls pick up the phone and give it directions to your house.

        by webranding on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 02:48:15 AM PST

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        •  Here Is A Thing For You (0+ / 0-)

          I was going to high school here in the early 80s. Taking a class to learn how to speak German was required. My command of the language is lacking, but if thrown into Germany, I think I could mange.

          When opportunity calls pick up the phone and give it directions to your house.

          by webranding on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 03:05:26 AM PST

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